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Question: My doctor wants to bill 29125 (Application of short arm splint [forearm to hand]; static) with 29700 (Removal or bivalving; gauntlet, boot or body cast), and from what I understand these cod... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
Most practices will take a cut of 1% to Medicare payments in 2018 or see a neutral adjustment as a result of their performance during the final reporting year of the value modifier program, which CMS ... More
Question: My doctor wants to bill 29125 (Application of short arm splint [forearm to hand]; static) with 29700 (Removal or bivalving; gauntlet, boot or body cast), and from what I understand these cod... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
Most practices will take a cut of 1% to Medicare payments in 2018 or see a neutral adjustment as a result of their performance during the final reporting year of the value modifier program, which CMS ... More
Tools
This sample template for immediate post-op notes is courtesy of Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center. Pikeville leadership requires physicians to complete this form before the patient goes to the next level of care unless accompanied by the practitioner who did the procedure. Full post-operative reports should be completed according to hospital policy.
Click the "Download file" link to access an annual wellness visit (AWV) form updated for 2016 with new screenings.

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